Feedback Loops in the Endocrine System


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Which of the following does the endocrine system regulate?

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1. Which best describes the role of hormones?

2. Which statement is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet are designed to measure students' levels of understanding of feedback loops. Areas of the lesson students should concentrate on are maintenance of a stable environment and insulin.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test students on characteristics of feedback loops including:

  • Information about feedback
  • Maintenance of a stable environment
  • What the endocrine system regulates
  • Insulin
  • Role of hormones

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet will give students the opportunity to master the following proficiencies:

  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as insulin and hormones
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on feedback loops
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what the endocrine system is responsible for

Additional Learning

To reinforce your understanding of how the endocrine system works, check the following lesson called Feedback Loops in the Endocrine System. This lesson will help students meet the following objectives:

  • Identify what the endocrine system and hormones are and their role in the body
  • Distinguish between negative feedback mechanisms and positive feedback mechanisms
  • Recall different examples of how the endocrine system carries out different feedback loops